Professionals and the Regional Center community on topics such as autism, dual diagnosis, positive behavioral support and mental health issues. Seminars are conducted by Smart Seminars. CEU credits available.
Psychology Intern Program
Life Skills is an approved psychology intern site and is accredited by the California Psychology Internship Council. Psychology interns come from California School of Professional Psychology and other graduate schools in Southern California.
Developmental Disability Awareness
Life Skills was awarded a grant by The California Council on Developmental Disabilities entitled envelopment.
Disability Awareness Educational
The grant produced a lecture series prepared and conducted by Robert Myatt PHD. The grant program provided training psychology interns and other mental health professionals in how to work with the developmentally disabled individuals.
Not just any old car wash. This is wet and wild Life Skills wash. Every Wednesday we are open for business. Come get your dirty wheels cleaned in the church parking lot 215 N Macneil St, San Fernando. Where can you outside and inside spic and span for $5.00.
Micro-enterprise gives consumers the opportunity to be captain of their own ship. Small crews made up of three to four consumers join together and perform jobs in the community for local businesses.
Life Skills secure shredding services provides secure document shredding. Shredding services are available to businesses and individuals with no minimum pound requirement. Not only does shredding provide great jobs but is good for the environment. We are careful to safeguard identities and confidential information, It doesn't end here. After the shredding we recycle the the goods sell to our local business partner at the recycling center. That means more for our jobbers.
Our beautification program is in it's third year. Our crews regularly clean up the San Fernando Mission trail, Maclay St, San Fernando Park, and area surrounding the courthouse. You can see our people twice a week with their orange vests and nifty grabbers making the environment a clean attractive.
Woodworking is an age old art that anyone with a little grit and determination can succeed it. Our woodwork begins with old chairs and furniture that neighbors and people in the know bring to Life Skills Our jobs sand, putty and prepare the piece for finish. The last step is a carefully application of pain or sealer. We use a variety of both hand and power tools. Customers pay our worers directly for a job well done. Sanding wood is a great fit for many of our folks m who enjoy repetitive tasks.
Our janitorial crew of three to four consumers just completed a job at GoodYear tire in San Fernando. Our crews consist of three guys and one woman who spend the morning moving tires, sweeping and mopping the floors.